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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Police: 3 injured in Portland strip club shooting - @KOINNews

Police: 3 injured in Portland strip club shooting – @KOINNews
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The 7.9 earthquake that hit Nepal has destroyed buildings, cellphone networks are down in many areas and power is out - @UNICEF

The 7.9 earthquake that hit Nepal has destroyed buildings, cellphone networks are down in many areas and power is out – @UNICEF
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Ash from Chile's Calbuco volcano drifts eastward over Argentina, reaching Buenos Aires, where some airlines cancelled flights - @AP

Ash from Chile’s Calbuco volcano drifts eastward over Argentina, reaching Buenos Aires, where some airlines cancelled flights – @AP
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Photo: A tornado down in Crystal City, Texas - @ClaireFlores11

Photo: A tornado down in Crystal City, Texas – @ClaireFlores11
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US, allies conduct 15 air strikes in Syria and Iraq against Islamic State militants, per military statement - @Reuters

US, allies conduct 15 air strikes in Syria and Iraq against Islamic State militants, per military statement – @Reuters
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How to help: The International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) is working with the Nepal Red Cross Society, marshaling resources from nearby countries to help earthquake victims. To donate to the IFRC's disaster response, click below and then tap the donate button:

How to help: The International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) is working with the Nepal Red Cross Society, marshaling resources from nearby countries to help earthquake victims. To donate to the IFRC’s disaster response, click below and then tap the donate button:
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Editor's note: The International Red Cross, on Nepal: 'Nepal’s National Society for Earthquake Technology had previously estimated that a large-scale earthquake in mid-Nepal could displace over 1.8 million people, kill over 100,000 and injure a further 300,000.' - Tom

Editor’s note: The International Red Cross, on Nepal: ‘Nepal’s National Society for Earthquake Technology had previously estimated that a large-scale earthquake in mid-Nepal could displace over 1.8 million people, kill over 100,000 and injure a further 300,000.’ – Tom
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Port city of Aden, Yemen, hit by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes amid fierce street battles - @AP

Port city of Aden, Yemen, hit by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes amid fierce street battles – @AP
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Editor's note: The Associated Press notes that the shallowness of the Nepal earthquake, at 7 miles, contributed to the widespread damage. In addition, much of the damage is attributable to building standards in the country. - Tom

Editor’s note: The Associated Press notes that the shallowness of the Nepal earthquake, at 7 miles, contributed to the widespread damage. In addition, much of the damage is attributable to building standards in the country. – Tom
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Photo: Protesters angered by gentrification smash the windows of a real estate office in the Brixton district of south London - @Annamckie

Photo: Protesters angered by gentrification smash the windows of a real estate office in the Brixton district of south London – @Annamckie
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Death toll on Mount Everest is at 13 in wake of avalanche triggered by earthquake near Kathmandu - @guardian

Death toll on Mount Everest is at 13 in wake of avalanche triggered by earthquake near Kathmandu – @guardian
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Photo: Italian President Sergio Mattarella marked Liberation Day by laying a wreath on the tomb of the unknown soldier in Rome - @1001ptsIT

Photo: Italian President Sergio Mattarella marked Liberation Day by laying a wreath on the tomb of the unknown soldier in Rome – @1001ptsIT
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US ambassador to Nepal tweets he is 'in touch with USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance working on US response... we're ready to help' - @AmbPeterBodde

US ambassador to Nepal tweets he is ‘in touch with USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance working on US response… we’re ready to help’ – @AmbPeterBodde
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Photo: In Kathmandu, people dig through rubble looking for survivors after region is struck by a huge earthquake - @AFPphoto

Photo: In Kathmandu, people dig through rubble looking for survivors after region is struck by a huge earthquake – @AFPphoto
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Editor's note: The death toll from the earthquake in Nepal has exceeded 900, per the Guardian: 876 in Nepal; 34 fatalities in northern India; 6 in Tibet, 2 in Bangladesh. - Tom

Editor’s note: The death toll from the earthquake in Nepal has exceeded 900, per the Guardian: 876 in Nepal; 34 fatalities in northern India; 6 in Tibet, 2 in Bangladesh. – Tom
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Kathmandu Airport in Nepal resumes operations; 1st rescue and relief planes arrive - @vaitor

Kathmandu Airport in Nepal resumes operations; 1st rescue and relief planes arrive – @vaitor
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French convict not in next round of Indonesia executions, French embassy official says - @Reuters

French convict not in next round of Indonesia executions, French embassy official says – @Reuters
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Photo: House in Nepal destroyed by earthquake - @ish_aana

Photo: House in Nepal destroyed by earthquake – @ish_aana
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Nepal officials confirm death toll from earthquake has reached at least 688 - @AP

Nepal officials confirm death toll from earthquake has reached at least 688 – @AP
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Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide bombings at Iraq-Jordan border crossing - @Reuters

Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide bombings at Iraq-Jordan border crossing – @Reuters
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